Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Student Life

Make the most of your university experience. Check out how we can help with the links below.


Student Experience

Orientation for New Students

TRU offers a multitude of educational experiences for new-to-TRU students, providing insights on all aspects of university life.

Indigenous Student Development

Orientation for Indigenous Students

Join us for these fun and informative social events.

TRU World

International Student Orientation Schedule

Schedule and information regarding Orientation Week.

Student Experience

Parent and Family Orientation

The start of university is an exciting time not only for new students, but also for their parents and family.

Orientation & Transitions

Transportation in Kamloops

New to Kamloops? Find out how to get around town.

Future Students

New Student Checklist

Follow this checklist to ensure you don’t miss an important step of getting to your first day of classes.

Student Experience

TRU Student Life

Student Life supports new-to-TRU students making the transition to university.

Student Experience

New Student Mentors

Let us be amongst the first to welcome you to TRU’s campus!

FSD Communications Team

How to Be an Excellent Student

Tips and advice for having a successful first year.

Student Experience

TRU Lingo

Jargon that's unique to post-secondary education and acronyms unique to TRU.